yoga13 Lenovo unveils hybrid Windows 8 laptops/tablets

Lenovo has announced four hybrid laptop-tablet devices for Windows 8 and Windows RT, three aimed at consumers and a fourth aimed at businesses.

Lenovo has announced four hybrid laptop-tablet devices for Windows 8 and Windows RT, three aimed at consumers and a fourth aimed at businesses.

 
The IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook features a hinge that can move 360 degrees, allowing the device to switch from laptop mode to tablet mode in a single movement. It comes with an Intel Core processor, 13.3-inch HD IPS display, Motion Control technology, Windows 8, and a battery life of eight hours. It will launch on 26 October, starting at $1,099.
 
The IdeaPad Yoga 11 is the smaller cousin, with a 11.6-inch screen, Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and a longer battery life of 13 hours. It runs Windows RT and features the same flexibility as the previous model. It will launch in December, with a price tag starting at $799.
 
yoga13 Lenovo unveils hybrid Windows 8 laptops/tablets
 
The 11.6-inch IdeaTab Lynx is powered by a dual-core Intel Atom processor. It comes with Windows 8, a full productivity suite, Dolby Home Theatre, and a battery life of 16 hours. It will be available in December, starting at $599. An optional keyboard will be available for $149.
 
The ThindPad Twist is aimed at small businesses. It features a 12.5-inch screen, up to an Intel Core i7 processor, up to 500GB HDD or 128GB SSD, and a ThinkPad branded keyboard. It also comes with business software, including Lenovo Solutions for Small Business, Lenovo Cloud Storage, and Intel Small Business Advantage, and up to Windows 8 Pro. As the name implies, it can also convert modes like the Yoga models. It will launch 26 October, starting at $849.